English is being used all over the world as an international language. It has become a Lingua Franca and a language of greater opportunities. It also enjoys a supreme status in society. Its sound knowledge is a successful passport for any job. For learning any language, both the oral and written skills are of equal importance. In fact, learning a second language is never easy. Learners have to wrestle with new vocabulary, rules of grammar, pronunciation and more. In learning a second language, vocabulary is the most paramount part. It is the soul and essence of a language. It is also first and leading stair in a language acquisition. Its knowledge plays an important role in almost all areas of language. So, the whole process of learning a language depends on learning its vocabulary. The current study evaluates the ways to improve vocabulary through affixes at secondary level. It was an experimental type of research. Three hundred and sixty students (180 males and 180 females) from two Govt. High schools in district Bahawalpur participated in this study. Experimental research with pretest posttest design was used. The data were collected through tests. The findings of the study revealed a significant improvement in vocabulary using affixes. It is recommended that quizzes, exercises and tests for affixes should be used to enhance the vocabulary among students. The conclusion with suggestions was also summed up at the end of the study.
Publication Date : December 18, 2016
|EndNote||%0 International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences IMPROVING VOCABULARY THROUGH AFFIXES AT SECONDARY LEVEL %A Muhammad Safdar Bhatti , Asif Iqbal , Zahida Javed %T IMPROVING VOCABULARY THROUGH AFFIXES AT SECONDARY LEVEL %D 2016 %J IJASOS- International E-journal of Advances in Social Sciences %P 2411-183X-2411-183X %V 2 %N 6 %R doi: 10.18769/ijasos.280376 %U 10.18769/ijasos.280376|